News – Sports

  • Success at Scottish Rowing Championships

    Success at Scottish Rowing Championships

    The Scottish Rowing Championships were incredibly successful for Watson’s.

    Ruairi Potter (S6) raced his single and finished second in the final, and was in the third-fastest junior pair with his partner from Strathclyde Park. Eilidh Dickerson (S4) came second in her final. Peter Demyanov (S4) won silver in the J16 singles event, and Sarah Cameron (S6) won bronze in the final of the women’s novice single.

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  • Tennis Champions Again

    Tennis Champions Again

    The tennis girls won the Scottish Cup yesterday, for the second year in a row.

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  • Medals for the Swim Team

    Medals for the Swim Team

    Our younger swimmers and they did incredibly well at the Brodies Scottish Schools' Relay Championships.

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  • Scottish Schools Athletics Success

    Scottish Schools Athletics Success

    Our pupils achieved some great results at the Scottish Schools Relay Championships.

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  • U18 Boys' Scottish Independent Schools' National Team

    U18 Boys' Scottish Independent Schools' National Team

    Congratulations to Michael Brown, Max Bendle (both S6), Ben Reilly (S5) and Charlie Din (S4) on being capped for Scotland in this year's annual challenge match vs. England. The close-run game was played at a sun-soaked Falkirk Stadium with both teams putting in a huge effort, in the hot conditions, over the 90mins.

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  • P6 and P7 Edinburgh and Scottish Cross Country Report

    P6 and P7 Edinburgh and Scottish Cross Country Report

    On Friday 20 April, pupils in Primary 6 and Primary 7 competed in the EPSSA Cross Country Championships (Edinburgh Primary Schools' Sports Association) at Inverleith Park. All children enjoyed it and ran extremely well.

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  • Sporting Excellence

    Sporting Excellence

    On Friday 27 April, we welcomed Stuart McInally (Class of 2008) back to Watson's to help judge the winner of this year's Excellence in Sport prize. Stuart won the prize in 2008 and since leaving School has gone on to perform at the highest level in his chosen sport. He currently plays for Edinburgh Rugby in the Pro14, and was awarded Man of the Match at their 1872 Cup win at the weekend.

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  • Captaining Scottish Women's Cricket

    Captaining Scottish Women's Cricket

    Kathryn Bryce (Class of 2015) has been named as the new Scotland Women's Cricket Captain

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  • Watsonian Success at Commonwealth Games

    Watsonian Success at Commonwealth Games

    Watsonians James Heatly (Class of 2015) and Grace Reid (Class of 2014) both achieved great success at the Commonwealth Games.

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  • Good Luck to our Watsonians

    Good Luck to our Watsonians

    Watsonians are, once again, well represented.

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  • Caritas Seven's Hockey Win

    Caritas Seven's Hockey Win

    The 1st XI Girls won the Caritas Seven’s hockey tournament on Thursday 16 March.

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  • Oarsport Junior Sculling Head

    Oarsport Junior Sculling Head

    On Monday 12 March, the intermediate and senior rowing squads travelled to Eton, Dorney to compete at Oarsport Junior Sculling Head at the Olympic rowing lake. The races took place on Tuesday where each crew had to race two lengths of the two-kilometre lake. Our crews raced well and placed well in competitive fields despite a lack of water training recently due to the cold weather. All four boats placed within three places of mid way , which is a great result at an event with such a high standard.

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